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Opera review: ‘Salome’

The Dallas Opera’s second title of the season is the outrageous Salome. Perhaps the most depraved plot in all opera — and that’s saying something — this retelling of the Bible story is adapted from a German translation of Oscar … Continue reading

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Pell stepping down as artistic director of Dallas Opera

Pell stepping down as AD for Dallas Opera

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OPERA REVIEW: ‘Die Tote Stadt’

OPERA REVIEW: ‘Die Tote Stadt’

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Dallas Opera announces 6-show season

Dallas Opera returns to 6-production season with Marriage of Figaro, Salome, and world premiere of Everest

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Dallas Opera selects new music director

Just as their 2012-13 season comes to an end, this morning Dallas Opera general director Keith Czerny announced that a new music director has been selected — only the third in the company’s 56-year history. Emmanuel Villaume, a French-born conductor, … Continue reading

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REVIEWS: Operatic ‘Turandot’ vs. balletic ‘To the Wonder’

To the Wonder is something of a sequel, though one with less grand aspirations. Malick explores the nature of human relationship without direct reference to our place in the universe, though he does seem concerned with our relationship to God as well.

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Overtures: Notes on the classical scene

Dallas Opera ends its season, Fort Worth Opera begins its season, and Bugs Bunny performs Wagner at Cowboys Stadium

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This week’s takeaways: Life+Style

Joan Rivers, Grupo Corpo, Dallas Opera, Out of the Loop for theater queens, DFW Auto Show and TBRU for the butches out there

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Overtures: Notes on the classical scene

Gay legend Van Cliburn dies, gay baritone Jonathan Beyer prepares for Turandot at the Winspear and more classical news

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Dallas Opera announces 4-show season

Entitled Love Transformed, the season is made up of two familiar works, and two less well-known. It begins with Bizet’s Carmen, kicking off the season (as usual) on October. That classic will be followed in February 2014 with American composer Tod Machover’s Death and the Powers, then Erich Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt and Rossini’s The Barber of Seville in repertory in March and April.

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